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noun as in consequence

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Partnering with a beer distributor isn’t something that’s normally done quickly since it can have long-term repercussions.

From Fortune

On one hand, the choice to wear a mask and stay socially distant can have huge repercussions in spreading or containing the virus.

From Quartz

For the time being, companies are encouraged to comply with the law, though financial repercussions from the state could kick in at a later date.

From Fortune

This could create an unwarranted criminal record, with potentially long-lasting repercussions for their education and employment opportunities.

Climate change can have profound impacts across ecosystems, but rising average temperatures are just one factor among many driving those repercussions.

The only repercussions Iraqi has faced are outside of Egypt, as she lost her place in an upcoming Swiss Film Festival, he added.

They still saw white policemen killing unarmed African Americans in what they perceive as cold blood and without repercussions.

Meaningful repercussions and a more effective process of holding people accountable need to be implemented.

If the doctor is biased, he may still classify it as a disorder that can lead to legal repercussions.

It means that maybe, just maybe, there are repercussions attached to the actions of our reality TV stars.

The Minister of Justice walked away, still muttering something about public confidence and political repercussions.

The repercussions of the divorce debates were soon drowned out by the noise and excitement of the presidential campaign of 1860.

The "repercussions" of the Jameson Raid were not overlooked.

It was just at the time of the terrible earthquake at Avezzano, the repercussions of which we felt even at Chateau d'Oex.

Never had blow more complex repercussions; and to remember Owen was to cease to think of herself.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to repercussions, such as: impact, reaction, chain reaction, influence, effect, and side effect.

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